ochrovittata Pagenstecher, 1894, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk.,
albovittata Pagenstecher, 1894, Jb. nassau. Ver. Naturk.,
47: 45, syn.
and taxonomic note. The general build, colour and wing shape is as in the generic
description, but the forewing white band in females is straight, obliquely
transverse, running from the centre of the costa to the dorsum and containing a
fine dark brown line that runs right along it but is to the distal side of
central. In males the fasciation of the forewing is more irregular, particularly
within the transverse band which is a creamy ochreous colour rather than white.
Both sexes have a creamy patch at the apex of the hindwing. This sexual
dimorphism led Pagenstecher to describe each sex as a distinct species, based on
material from Java.
range. Java, Bali, Peninsular Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo.
preference. There is one specimen from Sugud near Kota Kinabalu in the
collection of FRC Sepilok in Sabah. Older material in BMNH consists of both
sexes from G. Marapok and a female from G. Kinabalu in Sabah, both without more
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